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obama best will make the case for a second term. this is michelle obama's night on the stage. we have our campaign 2012 team covering it. first we'll go to norah o'donnell, cohost of cbs this morning. >> scott, you know, if mitt romney was trying to make the case that president obama has failed to lead, first lady michelle obama tonight will argue that president obama is the only one who understands the struggles of middle class america. i spoke with several advisors to the obama campaign today who described this as a very personal speech. the first lady will talk about the values and experiences that drive the president every day in the oval office. she's going to remind viewers of her husband's personal story, growing up with a single mom, being raised by a working grandmother. we told there will be personal anecdotes about their marriage. the first lady will brag about the president in a way that only a spouse can do. she'll tout a number of accomplishments including a bill that made it easier for women to sue employers who discriminate against them in the work, making college more
on what was called the grand bargain to address overspending. in an interview, president obama told us that if he's reelected, he will reach a compromise with republicans. during a campaign swing through florida, we asked him about that and about the sharp division in america that makes this presidential race so close. i wonder why you think this country is so evenly divided. why have we become a red country and a blue country? >> sometimes politics gets a little more heated. passions rise. and, you know, i think what americans are looking for, it's not so much that they're divided ideologically, i think they just want to see us make progress and do what works. >> pelley: you don't believe the country ideologically divided? >> there's a segment of the country that's deeply divided. you know, it would be a hard to put a number on it, but i suspect that there are 30% hard core partisans on the republican side and 30% hard core partisans on the democratic side and then you've just got a lot of folks who spend most of their time thinking about how do i pay my bills and more than anything i
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